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100 Top Academic Papers for 2014

Based on new media mentions (blog posts, Facebook, Reddit, Google+, Twitter, and news stories), Altmetric has complied the top academic papers for the year. You can search by journal, institution, category, country, and access type. Of the 100, almost 40 are open-access; one of these we are most interested in reading is “Searching the Internet for evidence of time travelers.”

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New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014

They are divided into fiction and poetry, and non-fiction. Each title is linked to the book review as it appeared in the paper.

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Among Major Retailers, What Is Open/Closed on Thanksgiving

For those willing to brave the crowds, this list should help you navigate.

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The 2014 Word of the Year Is……Vape

At least that is what the editors of Oxford Dictionaries say. Here is the definition as well as the runners-up.

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Amazon’s Best Books of 2014

Just released, Amazon presents multiple lists of best books. Not only is there a “best book” list as selected by Amazon’s editors, but there are more than 20 categories of ‘best books” to peruse from art to teen/young adult; you also have access to previous compilations back to 2004. In addition, there are links to its book blog Omnivoracious and its author interview section. A lotta readin’ to do!

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2014 New Jersey Veterans Day Observances

A listing, not complete, by county; here is another county list. Hudson County is hosting numerous observances. Additional links on this day are found here.

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2014 Best High Schools in New Jersey and in the Nation

According to Newsweek, New Jersey has 76 best high schools; other state rankings are also available. Charter schoolsmagnet schools, and STEM schools have their own listings. See if any Jersey City schools made the grade.

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